Democracy Now! Tuesday, December 30, 2003
Producer Democracy Now!Audio/Visual sound, color
Report: Saddam May Be Tried In Secret
U.S. Orders Armed Marshals On Foreign Airlines
U.S. Oil Companies Prepare To Trade w/ Libya
Iran Earthquake Death Toll May Top 50,000
Report: Natural Disasters Make 2003 A Deadly Year
81 Cattle May Have Been Exposed to Mad Cow
Scott Ritter: How the British Spy Agency MI6 Secretly Misled A Nation Into War With Iraq
Former U.N. Iraqi Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter discusses how he was personally involved in the MI6’s “Operation Mass Appeal” in the late 1990s to “shake up public opinion” by passing dubious intelligence on Iraq to the media.
U.S. Scientist Invents Groundbreaking Mad Cow Disease Test But The USDA Refuses To Use It
Scientist Andrew Alpert discusses how he helped discovered how to test living cows for mad cow disease. Britain has Okd the test but not the U.S. And John Stauber, author of Mad Cow USA, outlines the latest in the mad cow scandal.
Leading Iraqi Feminist Yanar Mohammed On the Role Of Women in Occupied Iraq
The founding member of the Organization of Women’s Freedom in Iraq joins us in our studio to discuss the women’s struggle in Iraq.